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Seattle Arts & Lectures presents Ocean Vuong

Seattle Arts and Lectures presents a reading and conversation with Ocean Vuong. Tickets are available for in-person attendance and online viewing, or online viewing only. Tickets here: https://lectures.org/event/ocean-vuong/

Seattle Arts & Lectures presents Alberto Ríos

Seattle Arts and Lectures presents a reading and conversation with Alberto Ríos. Tickets are available for in-person attendance and online viewing, or online viewing only. Tickets here: https://lectures.org/event/alberto-rios/

Seattle Arts and Lectures presents Natalie Diaz

Seattle Arts and Lectures presents a reading and conversation with poet Natalie Diaz, moderated by Laura Da’. Tickets are available for in-person attendance and online viewing, or online viewing only. Tickets here: https://lectures.org/event/natalie-diaz/

Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series presents Jericho Brown

From the organizers:  This live stream* reading will be accessible from the Inprint website. General admission tickets go on sale Tuesday, February 23. Details on how to access the reading will be provided to season subscribers and to those who purchase general admission tickets in the Eventbrite email receipt.  Jericho Brown will read a selection […]

Winter 2021 Launch Party Livestream: Natalie Shapero, Alex Dimitrov, & Erin Belieu

Join Copper Canyon Press for a livestream launch party reading in celebration of our winter 2021 season of books! Natalie Shapero, Alex Dimitrov, and Erin Belieu will read from their new collections, followed by a Q&A with viewers. Access is free. We’ll also share the livestream from our Facebook Page, and a link to the event […]

WE SPEAK Youth Poetry Slam Competition with Special Guest Jericho Brown

From the organizers: Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) presents the first-ever WE SPEAK Festival, a virtual, evening-length celebration of spoken word poetry and storytelling. Integrating critically-acclaimed artists Jericho Brown, Andrea Gibson, Kealoha, Shane Koyczan, and Robin Sanders, alongside talented local youth chosen through a juried selection process, WE SPEAK seeks to embody the complex themes and […]

West X Midwest presents Claudia Rankine and Jericho Brown

From the organizers: Spend an evening with McArthur Fellow Claudia Rankine and Pulitzer Prize–winning poet Jericho Brown and as they discuss Just Us, Rankine’s brilliant new collection. This arrangement of essays, poems, and images, speaks to the mechanics of race in this country, and invites us to discover what it takes to build better futures.

Skylight Books presents Live on Crowdcast: Zyzzyva: the L.A. Issue Group Reading

From the organizers: Please note: this event will take place live on Crowdcast. RSVP here to join the livestream or watch the replay! Join us for a group reading to celebrate the launch of ZYZZYVA’s LA Issue featuring Douglas Manuel, Michelle Latiolais, Victoria Chang, David Hernandez, Henry Lara.  ZYZZYVA was founded in 1985 in San Francisco with the […]

Twenty Summers presents Jaswinder Bolina & Victoria Chang in Conversation

From the organizers:  Poets Jaswinder Bolina and Victoria Chang will talk about their latest books — Jaswinder’s first essay collection Of Color (McSweeney’s, 2020) and Victoria’s latest collection Obit (Copper Canyon Press, 2020) recently nominated for New Yorker’s National Book Award — as well as, perhaps, the state of the world during Twenty Summers’ first […]

To Marvin: A Celebration of Marvin Bell in Poems

Please join us for a reading and celebration of Marvin Bell’s poetry by his friends, colleagues, and former students, including John Irving, Tess Gallagher, Heather McHugh, David St. John, Naomi Shihab Nye, Kwame Dawes, Ellen Bass, Juan Felipe Herrera, Stephen Kuusisto, Dorianne Laux, Lia Purpura, Eric Pankey, and many more. Nathan Bell will sing, and […]

Poets & Writers present Unique and Unified: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the NOMMO Literary Society with Jericho Brown

From the organizers:  Founded in 1995, the NOMMO Literary Society was a writing workshop specifically for Black writers in New Orleans. Although Hurricane Katrina’s landfall in 2005 led to the workshop’s formal disbandment, its legacy and impact is felt to this day. Join us for a panel with former NOMMO Literary Society workshop participants as […]

Poetry@Tech presents Atlanta Poetry Festival & Translation Summit

From the organizers: featuring Jericho Brown, Linda Gregerson, Brenda Shaughnessy, Sandra Meek, Ilya Kaminsky, Mario Chard & a group of distinguished special guest poets from Germany This event is made possible in co-operation with Poetry@Tech, Terminus Magazine, Emory University, Westminster School, Berry College, and the Haus für Poesie Berlin. The event will be broadcast virtually over BlueJeans. As always, the reading […]

The Wisconsin Book Festival presents Come the Slumberless to the Land of Nod & Descent

From the organizers:  Presented in partnership with the University of Wisconsin Program in Creative Writing, this edition of Wisconsin Wednesdays features UW Alumnae Traci Brimhall and Lauren Russell for their new poetry collections, Come the Slumberless to the Land of Nod, and Descent. Register here. 

The Adroit Journal presents Issue 35 Release Reading

From the organizers: The editors of The Adroit Journal are thrilled to welcome you to a reading celebrating the release of our thirty-fifth issue. Readers include issue contributors Traci Brimhall, Kyle Dargan, Randall Mann, Jenny Molberg, Elle Nash, Alison C. Rollins, Darius Simpson, and Jenny Tseng. The reading will be hosted on Zoom by Heidi […]

Washington University in St. Louis presents Reading with Mark Bibbins

From the organizers: Visiting Hurst Professor Mark Bibbins is the author of four books of poetry: 13th Balloon; They Don’t Kill You Because They’re Hungry, They Kill You Because They’re Full; The Dance of No Hard Feelings; and Sky Lounge, winner of a Lambda Literary Award. The recipient of a New York Foundation for the […]

The Dodge Poetry Program presents the Dodge Poetry Festival 2020

From the organizers:  Come experience a deep, personal connection to poetry. Join the online festival to engage with beloved and distinguished poets and take part in community conversations no matter where you are (with Ellen Bass and other Chancellors of the Academy of American Poets.) ‍ Live Streaming Passes to the Festival are free. Captioning […]

Left Bank Books presents ONLINE: Pandemic Poets – Tess Taylor and Dana Levin, in conversation with “The Common.” Hope, resiliency, and poetry in the time of lockdown.

From the organizers:  Join Left Bank Books and The Common for a conversation about poetics in the time of pandemic and the ecology of lockdown on October 21 at 7pm CDT/ 5pm PST/ 8pm EST. Acclaimed poets Dana Levin and Tess Taylor will read new work and discuss the importance of place, hope, and resilience in their […]

Chessy Normile and Marie Howe present a Reading and Celebration for GREAT EXODUS, GREAT WALL, GREAT PARTY

Join Chessy Normile and Marie Howe as they celebrate the publication of Normile’s “Great Exodus, Great Wall, Great Party,” winner of the 2020 American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Prize selected by Li Young Lee.  Tune in October 20th at 7 p.m. ET here.

Colorado College presents Alison C. Rollins

From the organizers: Join us for an evening with Alison Rollins, author of “Library of Small Catastrophes” a nominee for the 2020 Hurston Wright Legacy Award.  A Cave Canem and Callaloo fellow and a 2016 recipient of the Poetry Foundation’s Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship, Rollins’s poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, […]

Hosfelt Gallery presents Lewis Hyde and Max Gimblett

Join the Hosfelt Gallery for a presentation by Lewis Hyde and Max Gimblett about their new collaborative work “The Disappearing Ox.”   Register here.